Posts Tagged ‘podcast’

Optimize Your Graduate School Application: Grades, Scores, Essays, Resume, Activity History, and More [Episode 247]

By - Feb 25, 06:00 AM   Comments [0]

This show was triggered by a question asked on a recent webinar that I gave when a member of the audience, Glenn, asked “Are there any podcasts or resources that focus specifically on rounding out the application - recommendations, extra-curriculars, etc.” There aren’t. I decided to...

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Meet Duke Fuqua’s New MBA Admissions Director, Shari Hubert [Episode 245]

By - Feb 9, 06:00 AM   Comments [0]

It gives me great pleasure to welcome back to AST Shari Hubert, Associate Dean of Admissions at Duke University’s Fuqua School of Business. Shari earned her BA at Dartmouth and her MBA at Harvard. She worked at several elite companies, and in 2009 became Director...

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The Toronto Rotman MBA Program: Where Application Volume is Soaring [Episode 243]

By - Jan 26, 06:00 AM   Comments [0]

Today for the first time we welcome Jamie Young, Director of Recruitment & Admissions for the Full-Time MBA Program at the Rotman School of Management at the University of Toronto. Jamie graduated from McMaster University in 2008 and has worked in Canadian higher ed since...

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All the Details About the Full-Time MIT Sloan MBA Program [Episode 241]

By - Jan 13, 06:00 AM   Comments [0]

We are pleased to welcome back Dawna Levenson, Director of Admissions at MIT Sloan. Dawna earned her bachelors and masters in Management Science at MIT Sloan, worked in consulting, and then returned to MIT Sloan in 2007 as Associate Director of Academic Programs. She moved...

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Wishing You a Wonderful 2018

By - Jan 2, 06:00 AM   Comments [0]

I just want to take this time to wish you a happy holiday season and a wonderful New Year. I think that as the year draws to a close, it’s important to reflect on the good that has come one’s way in the preceding year and...

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Encore: UCLA Anderson MBA Admissions According to Dean Alex Lawrence [Episode 239]

By - Dec 30, 06:00 AM   Comments [0]

As applicants, students, and admissions consultants are knee deep in family, celebration, and application essays we'd like to play an encore of one of the most popular Admission Straight Talk podcast episodes of the year.[powerpress] Our conversation with Alex Lawrence, Assistant Dean of MBA Admissions and...

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16 Grad School Application Mistakes You Don’t Want to Make [Episode 237]

By - Dec 16, 06:00 AM   Comments [0]

The application cycle is in full swing in early December, when I’m recording this podcast. In reflecting on the many applications that my colleagues and I review here at Accepted and the problems we help our clients deal with, I thought it might be a...

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How to Get Really Great Recommendations Notes [Episode 235]

By - Nov 29, 06:00 AM   Comments [0]

Joe Pavlisko is the founder of Referrio, a start-up that makes getting and writing recommendations easy. Joe graduated from the University of Alabama with a bachelor’s degree in economics and a concurrent master’s degree in finance. In addition to English, Joe speaks Spanish and German...

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Admissions Tips for Vanderbilt Owen’s MBA Program

By - Nov 19, 06:00 AM   Comments [0]

  This week we welcome Christie St. John, Director of Admissions at Vanderbilt University’s Owen Graduate School of Management. Christie earned her PhD in French and Italian from Vanderbilt and worked at Vanderbilt as Director of International Relations before becoming the Senior Associate Director of Admissions...

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MIT Sloan Master in Finance: How to Get In! [Episode 231]

By - Nov 5, 06:00 AM   Comments [0]

This week we are pleased to welcome Heidi Pickett, Director of the MIT Sloan Master of Finance Program. Heidi worked in financial services for 20 years before becoming Director of this program in 2011. She fills us in on what the program is looking for...

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